Thousands of households are without power this morning as gusts of wind up to 120 klm battered the country overnight
Emergency services were flooded with calls mainly in Southern counties, reporting fallen trees and otherstorm damage. While the storm-force winds have somewhat eased this morning, Met Eireann have forecast thundery downpours throughout the day, with very unsettled weather to follow for the rest of the week.
This comes hot on the heels of Ireland’s longest Indian summer for decades. The message is clear, batten down the hatches this week and be careful on when our and about.